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Muyu Huasi (Miocene of Bolivia)

Where: Chuquisaca, Bolivia (19.0° S, 65.3° W: paleocoordinates 19.2° S, 63.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Muyu Huasi Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• Date not confirmed

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; poorly lithified, red mudstone

Primary reference: C. Villarroel and L. G. Marshall. 1989. A new fossil land mammal locality of late Miocene (Huayquerian) age from Muyu Huasi, southcentral Bolivia. Boletin del Servicio Geológico de Bolivia, Serie A IV(1):27-40 [D. Croft/M. Sameh] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 68792: authorized by Darin Croft, entered by Deborah Weinstein on 07.02.2007

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